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Poster: WaverBoy Date: Jul 21, 2004 1:30pm
Forum: prelinger Subject: Re: Why are so many clips encoded with .mpa extension and not .mpeg or .mpg?

Hey, sorry you had to sigh at me...I don't mean to be a bother. Really. Yes, I know, obviously the file descriptions on the site clearly say MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, etc., and >that's< why it was so confusing to see an .mpa extension. How would I know that my browser is changing the file extension? When I downloaded THE INDESTRUCTIBLE MAN in MPEG2 from this site, with the same browser, the file I got had a proper MPEG2 extension. Why would Internet Explorer do an idiotic thing like changing the extensions on some files and not on others, which all originally had identical file extensions? Oops, I guess that last may be a stupid question too. :o

At any rate, no big deal of course; now I know. Thank you. I really do appreciate your help.

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